Marijuana

Marijuana

Study Suggests Cannabis Can Make Schizophrenia Medication Less Effective

New research in mice reveals how THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, can reduce the effectiveness of risperidone, an antipsychotic drug used widely to treat people with schizophrenia.

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Genome-Wide Studies Aid Investigation of Dual Diagnosis of Schizophrenia and Substance Use Disorder

Several new genome-wide investigations of schizophrenia and substance-use disorders are helping researchers understand how these two conditions may be related, according to a paper published in

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Studying Psychotic Symptoms in Marijuana Smokers at High Psychosis Risk

A small pilot study published September 17, 2017 in Psychiatry Research finds that marijuana can cause a temporary increase in psychotic-like states in people who are at high clinical risk fo

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